Flushing Meadows Park, also sometimes referred to as Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, is located in northern Queens, New York City, USA at the intersection of the Long Island Expressway and the Grand Central Parkway. It is the third largest public park in the City of New York and was created as the site of the 1939/1940 New York World's Fair and ...
Leicester Abbey, the Abbey of Saint Mary de Pratis ("St Mary of the Meadows"), standing about a mile (2 km) north of the city of Leicester in the riverside meadows on the west bank of the River Soar, was built under the patronage of Robert le Bossu, Earl of Leicester. It was founded as a community of Augustinian Canons, the canons regular of the Order of Saint Augustine. Canons regula...
Set right at the heart of Europe s largest industrial estate is Trafford Ecology Park, a unique nature conservation site. The 11 acre site contains a wide variety of habitats ranging from a lake, 6 ponds, woodland, wetland, species rich grassland and meadows. It is a 'Site of Biological Importance', affording the site greater protection.
Moore Nature Reserve is a 200-acre site in Warrington, north Cheshire. The reserve consists of five large lakes surrounded by extensive woodland, meadows and wetlands, made accessible by a network of paths and bird hides. Its many habitats provide a home for a variety of birds, mammals, insects, plants, amphibians and fungi. The reserve is open to the public at all times, 365 days a year.
Oscar prize-winner Nicholas Cage has bought after several-months negotiations the medieval castle to envy stone in upper palatinate in July, 2006. The lonely convenient castle in the municipality with about 1600 inhabitants was half a millennium long in the possession of only one family!
The castle has 28 rooms with a floor space of 900 square meters. In addition, 165 hectares of...
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